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Old 1 October 2016, 09:30 AM   #1
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New Luxury Wallet

For those for whom LV is too proletariat and Goyard is too common,
there is Faure Le Page, an old French Luxury Leather goods house with only 3 stores on the entire planet.

You have to email the Paris store (they have a website) to order. Gorgeous quality. The wife has a "Battle" tote enroute. My Wallet is the standard square billfold, and is relatively inexpensive considering the quality.





And my other wallet, the wonderful LV Epi:

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Old 1 October 2016, 09:55 AM   #2
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Nice wallet but love seeing new pics of your Platona. About time, my friend.
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Old 1 October 2016, 10:07 AM   #3
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Very nice looking wallet.

Do you have a link to their product pages? I Googled the name and I only get a contacts page.
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Old 1 October 2016, 10:09 AM   #4
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Goyard is still the one.

Never heard of Le Page, but I'll look it up.

Boutique in Beverly Hills or NY?
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Old 1 October 2016, 10:18 AM   #5
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They have a website, and there are several Youtube videos on their handbags that give contact info.

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Very nice looking wallet.

Do you have a link to their product pages? I Googled the name and I only get a contacts page.
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Old 1 October 2016, 10:21 AM   #6
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Hey, thanks for the response.

They have two stores in France and one in Japan. Their are a couple of good Youtube reviews on the brands that compares them to Goyard. According to one reviewer who compare the two brands, Godard wears more quickly.

But we plan on buying the wife a Goyard bag as well.



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Goyard is still the one.

Never heard of Le Page, but I'll look it up.

Boutique in Beverly Hills or NY?
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Old 1 October 2016, 10:22 AM   #7
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I will try to post more Platona pictures but I don't want to bore people.

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Nice wallet but love seeing new pics of your Platona. About time, my friend.
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For those for whom LV is too proletariat and Goyard is too common
Shouldn't the adjective be "proletarian" ?

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Old 1 October 2016, 01:49 PM   #9
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Goyard and LV here with the edge going to goyard. However I really like the look of this! How is the quality vs your LV Epi?
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Old 1 October 2016, 01:54 PM   #10
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I will try to post more Platona pictures but I don't want to bore people.
Bore and Platona don't belong in the same sentence

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Goyard has some incredible designs! I have an LV Damier Ebene multiple wallet and love it! Over the years it's held up much better in comparison the the Gucci before it.
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Old 1 October 2016, 02:26 PM   #12
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Goyard and LV are the only way to go.


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Looks great!
I've looked into buying one of their card holders/small wallets, but never went through with it.
How much was it? Let us know how you like it over a couple of months? How it holds up etc.
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Old 2 October 2016, 09:39 AM   #14
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You have great taste, my friend.
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Very nice wallet, John. I have actually been thinking of buying a card holder from them.

I have an LV damier card holder that I've been using for a few years. It has held up very well, but I wouldn't mind something a bit different.
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Faure Le Page has an interesting history.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/24/fa...rses.html?_r=0
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Damn I'm diggin their Mini Bifold wallet. I shot an email to the main Paris store. Hopefully, I get a reply I can understand.
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Old 3 October 2016, 04:39 AM   #18
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Good lord. You're going to get your wallet stolen for... the wallet, not what's in it.


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Old 3 October 2016, 05:10 AM   #19
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Those look good, I need a new wallet.
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Old 3 October 2016, 05:23 AM   #20
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They are very good about responding to email. Allow for the time difference.

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Damn I'm diggin their Mini Bifold wallet. I shot an email to the main Paris store. Hopefully, I get a reply I can understand.
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Old 3 October 2016, 05:26 AM   #21
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Thanks, Wes. the Le Page wallet is very well made and very flexible, but the only info on wear that I have is from Youtube reviews of their handbags, which were favorable.

The LV Epi wears like a tank. I just wanted something different, will probably rotate them.



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Very nice wallet, John. I have actually been thinking of buying a card holder from them.

I have an LV damier card holder that I've been using for a few years. It has held up very well, but I wouldn't mind something a bit different.
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Old 3 October 2016, 05:31 AM   #22
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Shouldn't the adjective be "proletarian" ?

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You are correct.

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Goyard and LV here with the edge going to goyard. However I really like the look of this! How is the quality vs your LV Epi?
Epi wears like a tank and probably will wear better because it is all leather.

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You have great taste, my friend.
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Looks great!
I've looked into buying one of their card holders/small wallets, but never went through with it.
How much was it? Let us know how you like it over a couple of months? How it holds up etc.
Okay, will do.

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Faure Le Page has an interesting history.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/24/fa...rses.html?_r=0
Yes, great history, and excellent service. My wife's 37cm "Battle" Tote is on the way.

Best Regards to all.
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Old 3 October 2016, 10:37 AM   #23
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What wallets?
Thought this was about the platona!


But thanks for the heads up on faure le page, interesting design
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Old 3 October 2016, 10:42 AM   #24
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The wife and I are always looking for new luxury goods to waste our money on

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What wallets?
Thought this was about the platona!


But thanks for the heads up on faure le page, interesting design
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The wife and I are always looking for new luxury goods to waste our money on
Money well spent in my opinion!
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I like the wallet, but love the watch more.
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Old 3 October 2016, 09:30 PM   #27
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Here I was thinking my Tumi was a nice wallet...looks nice!
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Thanks for posting this! I was aware of the brand and had done some research on them in the past. With only 3 locations it is a little difficult sourcing. I own several wallets by LV, Tom Ford, Hermes, etc. and I recently bought a Goyard one at the NYC boutique.

Another brand that is similar to these brands is Moynat which is also owned by the LVMH Group. If you are not familiar with the brand it might spark your interest. They just opened a store on Madison in NYC. They have a canvas like LV, Goyard, etc. but their leather goods are very nice...like Hermes with a little flair.

http://www.moynat.com/en/men/

If you are into the canvas type products I would also look at Moreau Paris which has one store in Paris and is only available at Barney's in the US (even though the selection is limited and does NOT include men's products).

http://moreau-paris.com/ (the website leaves a lot to be desired and finding the men's items is difficult. Look for...PETITE MAROQUINERIE Portefeuilles under Products)


Based on the activity here we might need a men's accessories thread!
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Thanks for the Moynat link. We heard of them but will take a look at their stuff. Can't have too many luxury assessories.

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Thanks for posting this! I was aware of the brand and had done some research on them in the past. With only 3 locations it is a little difficult sourcing.

I own several wallets by LV, Tom Ford, Hermes, etc. and I recently bought a Goyard one at the NYC boutique. Another brand that is similar to these brands is Moynat which is also owned by the LVMH Group. If you are not familiar with the brand it might spark your interest. They just opened a store on Madison in NYC. They have a canvas like LV, Goyard, etc. but their leather goods are very nice...like Hermes with a little flair.

http://www.moynat.com/en/men/

Based on the activity here we might need a men's accessories thread!
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Thanks for the Moynat link. We heard of them but will take a look at their stuff. Can't have too many luxury assessories.
I updated my post with info on Moreau so look at them too. A little less expensive than Moynat and Goyard.
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